Tag Archives: Manager

Leading a Team That’s Disengaged

(This article was originally published by Elsevier Inc. in Nurse Leader). At a recent gathering of nurse leaders, one of the participants, Callie, approached me with obvious concern. She began by saying that her team is “checked out.” She went … Read more»

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Keeping Expectations in Check

(This article was originally published by Elsevier in Nurse Leader). Most of us know that there is a time and place for well-crafted expectations. For example, clear expectations are necessary components for leading a successful team. When the manager shares … Read more»

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Blind Spots and Valor

What do blind spots have to do with leading with valor? On paper, these two ideas may not seem to fit together, but I just witnessed an inspiring example of just how congruent they are. Recently, a prominent leader in … Read more»

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Minding Our Stories

Is it true that some – or even many – young healthcare professionals do not want to move into management and leadership positions? I hear lots of opinions about this, and my own anecdotal experience suggests that some of our … Read more»

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Leading Valiantly – Is It Safe?

When you or any of us leads with valor, we lean into our innate bravery to take a stand. Even if we are not sure of the reception we will receive, we act from a place of integrity. We lead … Read more»

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